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Sylvia Boorstein's Dharma Talks
Sylvia Boorstein
My greatest joy is giving the gift of love and hope through the dharma, knowing it is possible for humans to transform their hearts. These dharma gifts include paying attention, practicing clarity and kindness and addressing the suffering of the world--which, of course, includes ourselves.
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1999-02-18 Peace Is Possible 53:55
Using the path of practice (the Fourth Noble Truth), we can learn to pay attention moment to moment, developing insight and concentration. Each moment of mindfulness is another moment of freedom from suffering, and in that freedom, indeed, peace is possible.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
1999-02-14 Be On The Lookout 49:15
1999-02-07 The Territory Ahead: Where Are We Going? 57:44
a talk about the goal of practice - built around the practice of loving-kindness as the antidote to hindrances
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1998-12-03 Compassion and the Paramis 61:02
1998-11-30 What Happens When You Stop the Story 53:58
1998-11-26 Passionate Practice 45:08
1998-11-22 Seeing In A New Way 55:25
Vipassana means seeing things clearly. When we are overwhelmed, our view can become inhibited. Like a miracle, seeing from a different view allows us to see and do in a different way. All we need is one moment of clarity to feel freedom, and all else passes. Meditation is one revelation after another, leading one to see with more kindness and compassion for the benefit of all beings.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
1998-04-23 Paramita As A Gift Of Generosity 55:32
"when we see clearly we behave impeccably"
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
1998-04-17 Without Struggle, Without Agenda 62:48
acknowledging the difficult fabric of life
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
1998-02-15 Nothing Short Of Liberation 58:46
how insight into the true nature of experience conditions deep wisdom and a dedication to serve with compassion
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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